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Hunter Rescued After Bear Attack In Alaskan Wilderness

Story By: Larry Stine

 

 

 
 
 
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  Original Published: 8/19/2013 A hunter in the remote Alaskan wilderness has been rescued after being mauled by a bear and nearly dying. Officials say the man spent 36 hours clinging to life near Anaktuvuk Pass. Rescue crews spent hours searching for him using night-vision goggles. But another hunter, who happened to also be a medical professional, found him and began treating his wounds. A helicopter finally landed and took the injured man to the hospital. He is listed in stable condition.
   
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